These Smoky Spicy Pecans are an easy entertaining recipe. Seasoned pecans are a classic items to serve when entertaining at home and especially for the holidays. Grab this recipe and make some for your next party.
These smoky spicy pecans are a great recipe to round out any party menu.
If there’s one food item that never goes out of style when entertaining at home, it’s seasoned nuts. Being from the South we prefer our beloved pecans!
Pecans are nice and “meaty” and the perfect nut for dressing up with lots of flavors. From sweet to spicy to smoky, there’s a flavored pecan recipe to please everyone. This recipe is a wonderful mix of spicy and smoky flavors.
Easy entertaining recipes and ingredients are great to have on hand for last minute party plans.
I like to keep plenty of entertaining supplies on hand this time of year. That means nuts, cheeses, crackers, and plenty of booze. If you have pecan halves in your pantry or freezer, I bet you have the ingredients to make these smoky spicy pecans!
HOSTESS TIP: Buy nuts in bulk and freeze them for up to 2 years to keep them fresh and ready to use.
I love to balance out the flavor of a sweeter drink with something savory like these smoky spicy pecans.
For an easy cocktail to sip on with the nuts, try this Kahlúa & cola cocktail. Whether you’re a Coke fan or a Pepsi fan, either will work just fine here.
Kahlúa & Cola Cocktail
- 4 oz Coke or Pepsi
- 1 oz Kahlúa
- ¾ oz Amaretto
Combine over ice and serve.
Keep a well stocked bar during the holidays. For us, that consists of bourbon, vodka, spiced rum, and specialty flavored liqueurs like Kahlúa, amaretto, Irish crème, and coconut rum. With these items we can whip up a hot toddy or a cold cocktail in no time.
Line your baking sheet with aluminum foil or parchment paper before adding the pecans for easy clean up.
Smoky Spicy Pecans
- 3 cups pecan halves
- 1/4 cup butter, melted
- 2 Tbsp. Light Soy Sauce
- 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
- 1 Tbsp. tobasco sauce
Combine wet ingredients and add pecans to mixture. Stir to coat pecans.
Heat oven to 300 degrees and line a baking sheet with foil. Spread pecans onto foil in a single layer, and bake for 25 minutes. Stir occasionally during cooking.
Let cool and serve.